Job Title: Regulatory Policy Advisor
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh (Hybrid)
Salary: £37,620 - £39,501
I am working with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), who are looking for a 'Senior Regulatory Manager'. Representing over 30,000 members worldwide, the organisation are responsible for overseeing continuous professional development whilst setting professional standards for members.
This role is to support the IFoA's regulatory function by providing advice on IFoA regulatory policy matters. The role will involve supporting the work on horizon scanning and information gathering about public interest issues and risks relating to actuaries, in order to inform the IFoA's regulatory role. This will include research and engagement with various stakeholders (internal and external) to understand existing and potential issues and presenting on them to Boards and Committees. It will also involve supporting the IFoA's thematic review programme.
- To provide regulatory policy support to the Regulatory Policy Team and Regulatory Board, including preparing briefing notes and 'deep dive' papers on relevant topics, presenting on those topics at Board meetings and identifying and arranging for subject matter experts to present at Regulatory Board meetings.
- To contribute to the Regulatory Board's horizon-scanning work in relation to emerging regulatory and public interest risks, including maintenance of the Horizon Scanning Register and suggesting topics for discussion by the Regulatory Board.
- To provide input to the work of the Actuarial Monitoring Scheme (AMS) team, including research into topics and benchmarking, developing proposals and recommendations.
- To develop training and educational materials and present on new initiatives or issues, as required.
- To engage with external stakeholders and build relationships with representatives at the right level.
- Good knowledge of financial services, particularly insurance and pensions.
- Sound understanding of the concept of public interest.
- Experience of stakeholder management and building positive relationships with stakeholders.
- Good interpersonal skills, able to inspire confidence in others and to motivate, influence and persuade.
- Strong organisational and time management skills.
- Strong communicator, both written and spoken.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Self-starter - able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines.
- Creative thinker and problem solver.
Feel free to contact Alex Cannon at or on 07925851747 if you would like to learn more about this role.
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